COVID-19 ‘Return to Sport’ Update – March 1

CHANGES TO PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS IN ONTARIO (March 1, 2022) With key public health and health system indicators continuing to improve, Ontario is cautiously and gradually easing public health and workplace safety measures. Most notably, as of March 1, 2022, proof of vaccination requirements have been lifted across the… Read More

COVID-19 ‘Return to Sport’ Update – January 31

CAUTIOUS AND GRADUAL EASE OF PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES (January 31, 2022) With key public health and health system indicators starting to show improvements, Ontario has released details of steps to cautiously and gradually ease public health measures, starting on January 31, 2022. ONPARA has updated its ‘Return to Sport’ guidelines… Read More

2022 Ontario Winter Games Postponed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 2022 ONTARIO WINTER GAMES POSTPONED UNTIL 2023 The 2022 Ontario Winter Games to be hosted by the County of Renfrew has been postponed. The announcement, by County Warden Debbie Robinson, was made amidst the growing concern of the impact the Omicron variant is having on the… Read More

COVID-19 ‘Return to Sport’ Update – Temporary Restrictions

TEMPORARY RESTRICTIONS ON INDOOR SPORTS AND RECREATION (January 5, 2022) In accordance with the provincial government’s most recent announcement on COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions for sports and recreational fitness activities, ONPARA has paused all in-person programming and events until at least January 27, 2022. We will reassess the status of… Read More

Statement of Cancellation – Wheelchair Basketball Events

STATEMENT REGARDING WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL EVENTS (December 18-19, 2021) With more information on the rapidly changing COVID-19 environment, the Ontario Para Network is following the advice of Wheelchair Basketball Canada’s medical staff to cancel the wheelchair basketball events scheduled for this weekend. This includes the Ontario/Québec Challenge Tournament from December 18-19… Read More

Requesting Your Opinion – ONPARA Return to Sport Member Survey

We want to understand your level of comfort in returning to sport, and social gatherings as Ontario continues to recover from the global COVID-19 pandemic. Please take a few moments to complete our member survey by Thursday July 30, 2020 The data collected will help us determine how to safely… Read More

Statement of Cancellation – Wheelchair Basketball

STATEMENT REGARDING WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL SANCTIONED EVENTS Following recent developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, all wheelchair basketball sanctioned events scheduled before April 6th have been postponed or cancelled. This includes the upcoming GLC Division 2 (Open) and Division 3 (Minis) tournaments scheduled for Saturday March 14th and Sunday March 29th, respectively…. Read More

2020 Junior East Wheelchair Basketball Championship Cancelled

STATEMENT ON 2020 JUNIOR EAST WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP (March 12, 2020 – FREDERICTON, N.B.) The 2020 Junior East Wheelchair Basketball Championship has been cancelled. Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) and host Parasport New Brunswick made the decision due to ongoing concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was scheduled to take place… Read More